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Biometrics and healthcare access control (part 3 – biometrics in healthcare)

By Mohammed Murad Healthcare professionals need to protect the hundreds to thousands of people visiting or staying in their facilities daily. There are also employees, vendors, equipment, pharmaceuticals and other assets to protect. That requires limiting who can enter certain areas. Biometrics have been proven as an effective means of access control. A biometric reader

April 28th, 2020|Blog|
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Iris recognition and retinal scans are not the same

By Mohammed Murad There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding biometric technology. One of the most basic is the confusion about iris recognition and retinal scans. A surprising number of people use these terms interchangeably. While both involve parts of the eye, they are very different. Not the same part of the eye The iris

April 21st, 2020|Blog|
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Go Contactless with the IrisTime Biometric Time and Attendance Solution

By Mohammed Murad Expect to see a move away from contact-based biometric time and attendance systems as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. This comes at a time as biometric systems, many using fingerprint recognition, are gaining in popularity among public and private organizations. Research studies have shown that viruses and germs can be passed

April 20th, 2020|Blog|
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Biometrics and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (Part 2 – biometrics in healthcare)

By Mohammed Murad Biometrics are changing the way the healthcare industry is improving processes from patient identification to access control and pharmaceutical manufacturing. And with its accuracy, speed and convenience, iris recognition systems are becoming the go-to choice among biometric technologies. Doctors, nurses and patients all count on the quality of pharmaceuticals being prescribed to

April 10th, 2020|Blog|
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Choosing Biometric Technology for Use with Personal Protective Equipment

By Mohammed Murad Recently, we’ve seen video and photos of healthcare workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) — gowns, gloves, masks and goggles – to help protect themselves against COVID19 infection. However, healthcare isn’t the only industry relying on PPE to safeguard employees. PPE is commonly used in the manufacturing, mining and construction industries, and

April 6th, 2020|Blog|
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Report: Increased Reliance on Contactless Biometrics

By Mohammed Murad The impacts of the COVID-19 virus continue to be felt throughout more segments of public and private business. According to a leading global market research company, the COVID-19 virus pandemic is creating a “big moment for biometrics” as they offer contactless platforms for accurately authenticating a person’s identity. A recent report, “Taking

March 30th, 2020|Blog|

Empty buildings and offices are targets for criminals

By Mohammed Murad Many offices, retail operations, manufacturing facilities and other businesses are closing and sending employees home to work as the potentially deadly COVID-19 virus continues to spread. The contents of these empty facilities may become easy targets for criminals. Many of these businesses are protected by access control systems using traditional plastic access

March 23rd, 2020|Blog|
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Iris ID in Patient Identification

By Mohammed Murad The healthcare industry’s use of biometrics can increase security, privacy and efficiencies, lower the risk of mistakes and fraud while also improving patient outcomes. This is a rapidly growing market with global sales of biometric solutions expected to reach $14 billion by 2025. There are three industry areas – manufacturing, access control

March 10th, 2020|Blog|
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Iris ID sponsors Connect ID and Demonstrates the Latest in Identity Technology

Accurately authenticating a person’s identity has never been more important at border crossings, airports, critical infrastructure and many other public and private sites for boarding an airplane, voting, conducting financial transactions – even getting paid for work. That’s why we’re seeing a huge increase in the use of biometric devices at many locations. Come see

March 3rd, 2020|Blog|
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Learn how biometrics are helping government and law enforcement

If you’re attending the 2020 Biometrics for Government and Law Enforcement conference this week, stop by and see some of the solutions Iris ID is providing federal, state and local agencies. We’ll be showcasing our iCAM TD100  a USB  handheld, multimodal device used to enroll and authenticate a person’s identity in the field. It’s routinely

February 25th, 2020|Blog|